Meeting

UNFCCC Releases Copenhagen SBSTA Provisional Agenda [viewed]

2 September 2009: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released an advance version of the provisional agenda (FCCC/SBSTA/2009/4) for the 31st session of Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 31), which will be held in Copenhagen from 7-18 December 2009, in order to assist delegations in preparing for the session.

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ECLAC Hosts Second Latin American and Caribbean Dialogue Towards Copenhagen [viewed]

2 September 2009: Addressing the Second Latin American and Caribbean Dialogue towards Copenhagen, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), offered a “neutral ground for dialogue to help the region advance towards common positions.”

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APF Special Session on Climate Change Highlights Africa's Climate Change Concerns and Expectations [viewed]

© APF2 September 2009: The Africa Partnership Forum's (APF) one-day high-level session on climate change in Africa concluded with an expression of the region's determination to make a significant contribution to efforts at reducing global emissions.

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Event: Countering Climate Change Vulnerability: Obligations and Opportunities in Implementing a Post–2012 Agreement [viewed]

This seminar for the least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States is co-sponsored by the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and the Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS).  

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World Agroforestry Congress Highlights Tree-Planting for Adaptation to Climate Change [viewed]

28 August 2009: The World Agroforestry Congress, which convened at UN headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, discussed tree-planting solutions that could help the African continent deal with climate change and also provide a long-term solution to the continent's food scarcity problems.

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Proposed Agenda and Annotations for JISC 17 Now Available [viewed]

© COPYRIGHTFOTO27 August 2009: The proposed agenda and annotations, as well as the draft work programme, for the 17th meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (JISC) are now available on the JI website.

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CDM Executive Board Releases Proposed Agenda and Annotations for 49th Meeting [viewed]

© UNFCCC27 August 2009: The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has published the proposed agenda and annotations, as well as the draft work programme, for its 49th meeting, scheduled to convene from 8-11 September 2009, at the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany.

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Event: High-level event on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries [viewed]

The Secretary-General is convening this high-level event on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) in developing countries. For more information and to confirm attendance, email: un-redd@un-redd.org.  

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Event: Regional Climate Conference “Kathmandu to Copenhagen” [viewed]

The Conference, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank, will bring together high-level officials, climate change experts, and civil society around the theme of climate change and the South Asian Himalayas. The Conference is expected to contribute to thinking about climate change threats and opportunities for South Asia including to discussions in the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) and AWG-Kyoto Protocol.  

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Event: UNFCCC Technical Workshop on Joint Implementation [viewed]

The workshop will provide a platform for the Joint Implementation (JI) Supervisory Committee, JI project participants and other interested stakeholders to share experiences and exchange views, particularly regarding matters relating to the development of a determination and verification manual and guidance on JI programmes of activities. Other JI issues, such as JI Tracks 1 and 2, an overview of JI in the carbon market and outlook of JI for post 2012, will also be covered in the workshop.  

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